RPC III, 1823


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1823
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Thyatira
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Without the name of a proconsul
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΝ ϹΕ ΓΕΡ ΔΑΚΙ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΘΥΑΤΕΙΡΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Athena helmeted in long chiton standing facing, head left, holding patera in her extended right hand, resting with left on shield placed on ground beside her, behind which upright spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 74
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)
Note See also the supposed coin of Silandus (RPC 1823 = BMC 18), which shares the same obv. die as 1823/1, 3 and 6 (at least), and the same reverse type (perhaps originally the same die as 1823/6). The reverse inscription has been very cleverly recut into ϹΙΛΑΝΔƐΩΝ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 74
2 2     P: 1457
3 3     ✸ P: 1461 Wa 5356
4 4     B: I-B LS 161–2/35
5 5     Falghera 696
6 6     Falghera 697
7 7     Tatiș (SNG Turkey 10) 856
8 8     Istanbul Gökyıldırım 698